Linguistic experience alters phonetic perception in infants by 6 months of age.
1992 (English)In: Science, ISSN 0036-8075, Vol. 255, no 5044, 606-8 p.Article in journal (Other academic) Published
Linguistic experience affects phonetic perception. However, the critical period during which experience affects perception and the mechanism responsible for these effects are unknown. This study of 6-month-old infants from two countries, the United States and Sweden, shows that exposure to a specific language in the first half year of life alters infants' phonetic perception.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
1992. Vol. 255, no 5044, 606-8 p.
Analysis of Variance, Humans, Infant, Language, Phonation, Speech, Sweden, United States
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-11787PubMedID: 1736364OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-11787DiVA: diva2:178306